There are staple office jokes. Graphs, meetings, computers… But one of my favorites is the good old In and Out tray.
There’s plenty to draw on here, usually showing one or both of the baskets overflowing with paperwork. But I often get bored with convention and challenge myself to come up with something unexpected in a standard scene.
The above cartoon took a good while to write (even though its wordless) and longer to draw just right, but I think you’ll agree that this guy might just be on to something.